Tag Archives: People

One shot of vaccine leaves people vulnerable to new Covid variants warns new study

The situation in India is at crisis point, with hospitals across the country overwhelmed with admissions and oxygen supplies scarce. The rapid escalation is thought to be driven by two coronavirus variants spreading rampantly in the country – the B117 variant first detected in the UK and the new B1617 variant, first detected in India.… Read More »

Covid US: CDC director says officials ‘looking at’ whether or not people need to wear masks outside 

Finally! CDC director says experts are ‘looking at’ whether people still need to wear masks outside to protect against COVID-19 CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky said on Thursday that the agency is looking at whether or not people need to wear masks when they are outdoors She said cases and deaths are still high so the… Read More »

‘Laying people off is the hardest’ – The Happy Pear on business struggles, big egos and going back to basics

Want to know what the opposite of social distancing is? The Happy Pear twins Stephen and David Flynn, 41, are sitting out the back of their vegan shop in Greystones, Co Wicklow, on a glorious spring morning, eating the same wholemeal falafel pitta. Not a pitta cut in half, you understand, but the same pitta,… Read More »

Fully vaccinated people can gather without masks, CDC says

Loading the player… Fully vaccinated Americans can gather with other vaccinated people indoors without wearing a mask or social distancing, according to long-awaited guidance from federal health officials. The recommendations also say that vaccinated people can come together in the same way with people considered at low-risk for severe disease, such as in the case… Read More »

Black People With HIV in Rural Areas Less Likely to Have Undetectable Viral Load

Sixty percent of Black people living with HIV in rural areas achieved viral suppression in 2018,  far short of the Ending the HIV Epidemic goal of 95%, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The findings highlight the persistent and stubborn disparities Black people experience all along the HIV… Read More »